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2019 Drug and Device Approvals in Neurology

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Case Report: Seizure, Fever, Hallucinations, & Vision Loss

A circuitous route to dual diagnoses.

Elizabeth Carroll, MD; Asya I. Wallach, MD; Arielle Kurzweil, MD; Steven Frucht, MD; Thomas Berk, MD; Michael Boffa, MD; and Ilya Kister, MD

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Epilepsy Essentials: Cenobamate

A novel GABA modulator has just been approved by the Food and Drug Administration after safety and efficacy were seen in clinical trials.

Michelle L. Dougherty, MD, FAAN, FAES

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Epilepsy & Memory

Memory complaints in people with epilepsy remain challenging to assess and difficult to treat.

Chrystal Reed, MD, PhD

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Neurostimulation & Epilepsy

For medically refractory epilepsy, neurostimulation options—old and new— provide new hope.

Vishal Shah, MD; Dawn Eliashiv, MD; and Melissa Reider-Demer, DNP, MN, CNP

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Developments in Medical Treatment of Epilepsy

Knowing the different profiles of available treatments can assist in choosing the best-fit medication for each individual.

Lyn Clarito, PharmD

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Women & Epilepsy

Biology unique to female individuals with epilepsy affects disease management significantly.

Jeffrey D. Kennedy, MD; and Melissa J. Chen, MD, MPH

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Genetic Mechanisms of Epilepsy

Understanding gene and protein functions can sometimes guide diagnosis and treatment.

Elina Nikkola, PhD; and Vishal Shah, MD

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The New CPT Codes for Video-EEG

A guide to understanding the new CPT codes for billing of video-EEG monitoring that will be effective in January 2020.

Marc Nuwer, MD, PhD

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Telemedicine & Epilepsy

Your smartphone is not just for communication—it can be your medical care on the go!

Melissa Reider-Demer, DNP, MN, CNP; and Vishal Shah, MD

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The First Seizure

Seizures need to be distinguished from other common differential diagnoses, and seizure type must be determined because it dictates management and counseling.

Christine Hung, MD

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The Evolution of Seizure to Epilepsy

Although there may be far to go, we have come a long way from equating seizures with demonic possession and have more tools to address seizures and epilepsy.

Inna Keselman, MD, PhD

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Epilepsy Essentials: Insular Epilepsy

It is prudent for all physicians treating epilepsy to remember the insula.

Michelle L. Dougherty, MD, FAAN, FAES

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Epilepsy Essentials: Addressing Global Disparities in Epilepsy Care

Providing regional education is a way for epileptologists to be part of a solution.

Michelle L. Dougherty, MD, FAAN, FAES

Epilepsy Essentials: Mindfulness and Epilepsy
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Epilepsy Essentials: Mindfulness and Epilepsy

Mindfulness-based therapies may reduce stress, improve depression and anxiety, and reduce seizure frequency.

Janel Schneider, MD


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Epilepsy Essentials: Chronobiology of Epilepsy

As we expand our understanding of seizure cycles, the new field of chronoepileptology begins.

Michelle L. Dougherty, MD, FAAN

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Dizziness and Vertigo

Part 1: Untangling the complexity of dizziness and vertigo requires a careful history.

Daniel R. Gold, DO; and Ari A. Shemesh, MD

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The Importance of Sleep

Sleep has a critical role in brain health and is an essential part of improving neurologic care for all of our patients.

Logan Schneider, MD

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Epilepsy Essentials: New-Onset Refractory Status Epilepticus

Recognizing NORSE as a clinical presentation is meant to lead to improved research and communication that hopefully may improve outcomes eventually.

Michelle L. Doughtery, MD, FAAN, FAES

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Case Challenge: Behavior Changes, Seizures, and Hyponatremia

Extensive workup is necessary when evaluating individuals with seizures and behavioral changes.

Elena Grebenciucova, MD

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